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The Kings Ferry Ltd

£28,000

Gillingham, Kent

7 days ago

Want to join the best in the business? You’ve come to the right place. The Kings Ferry, part of National Express are proud to deliver a great experience, based on customer service, safety, comfort and reliability. As one of our employees, you’ll make sure we remain the number one choice by offering the very best customer service at every point.

Established in 1968, The Kings Ferry is one of the UK’s leading private hire and commuter coach operators, we pride ourselves on offering a complete travel management solution to suit both individual and corporate requirements. The Kings Ferry has an outstanding reputation in its marketplace and has been awarded Best British Coach Operator several times.

About the role

The continued growth of the business means that we currently recruiting PCV Drivers with manual or automatic licences

Successful applicants will have to have the following Skills and experience:

A full Manual or automatic PCV Licence
A Digital Tachograph card
A good communicator with excellent customer service skills
General knowledge of the Kent and London network
Professional manner

In return we are offering a competitive package, the opportunity to work with a great group of people and a friendly environment where you can really excel at what you do best

We offer full time, part time and casual opportunities
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Saga

Grade 4M (£46,641 - £68,515)

Folkestone, Kent

8 days ago

12 month fixed term position

Principle Systems Engineer
CHMC
Cheriton Parc
Grade 4M (£46,641 - £68,515)

Recruiting Great People – The Saga Way……

At Saga we exist to make the lives of retired people better; where we see the world through our customer’s eyes, so we can exceed their expectations; where nothing is too much trouble for our customers; where we trust and challenge each other to be brave and do the right thing and where we are ‘One Saga’.

As our business moves into a new and re-energised future of growth there is a real opportunity for great people to play a significant role as part of one the UKs most iconic and trusted brands.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principle Systems Engineer to join the CHMC IT team. The role will be responsible for the development of complex changes to the claims management system.

This role will be the lead developer in Claims IT, responsible for writing complex code in addition to developing the technical skills of existing team members.

You will need to be a highly qualified and experienced JAVA developer with previous experience leading a team of developers working on Enterprise grade software solutions.
Previous experience working with insurance claims management solutions is highly desirable.

Interested? Apply today.

To find out more and to apply for this vacancy, please log-on to Saga Connect and go to our career opportunities site.

Closing Date: 16th May 2017
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DJ Coaches Limited

Good daily rates + Bonus Scheme - F/T Driver circa £30-£32K pa

Gravesend, Kent

13 days ago

Qualified Coach Drivers - Full Time and Part Time
Good daily rates + Bonus Scheme

Qualified Coach Drivers - Full Time and Part Time

You must have good customer service skills, good punctuality and smart appearance. Have at least three years current experience of working within the Coach Industry, and good general knowledge of the London & Kent as a minimum; not essential but ideally knowledge and experience of touring within UK & Europe.

We provide all aspects of Coach Travel; from school day trips, private group day trips, contract services, cruise work, day excursions & tours to European destination. So therefore require drivers that share the same work approach and perspective as us, to take the rough with the smooth.
We operate one of the best fleet of coaches in the South East and require drivers that again share our passion to deliver ‘Quality Coach Hire Services’

Good daily rates of pay + Bonus Scheme
To apply please forward a copy of your CV via the apply online button or for more information call 01322 552222
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Meritum Integrated Care LLP

£8.00 – £10.50 per hour

Ashford, Kent

19 days ago

Meritum have an exciting opportunity for a Home Care Assistant in Ashford, Kent.

Home Care Assistant in Ashford, Kent
Are you kind, caring and compassionate?
Would you like to make a living improving the lives of children and adults in your community?

And help them to stay independent in their own homes?
Then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for!
About Meritum Care

Meritum is a Kent based Care and Support agency providing a wide range of services from children to the elderly with over 16 years experience.

At Meritum we do things differently to many home care providers. Our focus is on the client and care assistant relationship which is the foundation of the high quality care we provide to our clients in their own homes.

Our mission statement is simple, we believe in providing a high quality care and support to all our clients through a professional and engaged workforce.

We are looking for suitably able, dynamic and confident people who would relish this opportunity to work in this rewarding area.
Who are you?

The most important attributes we are looking for in you are that you are kind and caring and you genuinely want to make a positive difference in the lives of people in the local community.
You do not need any particular qualifications or experience. Full training is given. For us its far more important that you are friendly and have a genuine passion for providing care.

Due to the fact that you will be visiting clients in their own homes, you should have your own transport and live within easy driving distance of Ashford.

Excellent rates of pay, benefits and conditions
We recognise that to deliver the high quality of care that we provide, we need the best and most well motivated carers. For that reason, our pay and working conditions are that bit better than other home care companies.
– £8.00 – £10.50 per hour
– Guaranteed and regular work
– Meritum Standards Bonus paid after 3 months
– Excellent benefits – mileage & holiday pay
– Flexible working hours
– Free uniform
– On-going training to help you handle every situation
– A supportive office team

No experience is required as we provide you with a full and thorough induction training and mentoring program which will give you confidence and all the skills you will need to be a great carer.
No experience is required as we provide you with a full and thorough induction training and mentoring program which will give you confidence and all the skills you will need to be a great carer.

If you are friendly and caring and want to make a living helping people and improving their lives, we want to hear from you.
Home Care Assistant in Maidstone – Apply NOW! Contact Rachael on 01233 620071 or email below:
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Saga

Competitive salary + excellent benefits

Folkestone, Kent

23 days ago

When you think of Saga do you think of just holidays or insurance?
We'll let you in to a secret – we are the UK's leading provider of financial services, holiday and healthcare products… as well as having a hugely successful subscription magazine, all designed for the over 50's. Whether it's insurance for a car, a holiday abroad, or care in a home; we're in to it and our first thought is our customer.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Catering Assistant within the Catering team for a 12 months maternity cover FTC.

The post holder will be responsible for keeping all working areas clean, tidy and safe when preparing the kitchen for the day ahead. The post holder will use excellent communication skills to provide a quality of service to their customer that will be based on the service and product provided.

Ideally the post holder will hold a basic catering/hygiene certification, however this is not an essential requirement for the role and training would be provided.

The hours for this role are Monday to Friday, 7:45 am to 3:45pm, offering a Competitive salary.

The main responsibilities for this role include:

• Preparation of Sandwiches and Salads
• Keeping the work area and equipment clean
• Cleaning FOH locations including coffee machines and refrigerators
• Preparing areas for service
• Operating tills – including handling cash and debit cards
• Prepare food - washing and peeling vegetables.
• Removing rubbish and waste as required
• On occasion provide cover in Kitchen Porters role.
• On occasion provide assistance in the kitchen
• Protective clothing (as provided) to be worn including hair coverings
• Other duties as specified by line managers

To be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate all of the following:
• Basic catering/hygiene knowledge would be an advantage
• Basic Food Hygiene – (Training will be provided)
• Good Communicator
• Enthusiastic and Self Starter
• Committed and flexible team worker
• Ability to work to deadlines
• Motivated and energetic

In return, you can look forward to an excellent benefits package including life assurance, pension, high street and online discounts, and concessions for holidays and travel after six months.

Interested? Apply today.
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Independent Care

£8.00 to £16.00 per hour

Gillingham, Kent

24 days ago

*WE ARE THE ONLY AGENCY PAYING PETROL ALLOWANCES AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCES*

*STAFF WHO WORK ON A BANK HOLIDAY RECEIVE AN EXTRA DAY OFF IN LIEU*

*WE PAY PARKING EXPENSES*

*24/7 SUPPORT FROM SENIOR STAFF AS AND WHEN REQUIRED*

*PENSION SCHEME*

• Various shifts available including 7am-2pm, 4pm TO 10pm, 6pm to 11pm, full time, part time, weekend, evening and 4 on 4 off rolling rota. Must be able to work every other weekend
Independent Care is a leading provider of home care services in Medway.
• Full UK driving licence, own vehicle and mobile phone essential.
• We are seeking care workers, both male and female, to provide care and support for elderly people living in their own homes.
• We are seeking evening carer, so if you like to top up your income by working a few hours in the evening, we have the job for you.

• Work available for as many hours as you would like.
• Minimum of 16 hours per week which is ideal to top up your other earning.
• We cover the whole of the Medway area including Rochester, Strood, Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham, Cuxton, Halling, Cliffe, Hoo, Stoke, Higham and surrounding area
• Experience preferred but not essential as full training is provided.


Successful candidates will enjoy:
• Good pay rates, petrol and travel allowances
• NVQ and paid training courses
• 4 weeks annual holiday pro-rata

Positions are subject to interview, DBS (formally CRB) & references
Caring for people living in their own homes can be very varied and rewarding and can offer a different experience every day. Independent Care is able to provide long term employment prospects with in-house training, leading to qualifications and access to a Level 3 diploma in health and social care. From the first day you join us, we are committed to helping you develop the skills you need to progress in your caring career. Our induction programme and “on the job” training will meet all the requirements of the skills for care standards. Once you have completed induction training, you can then move on to other vocational training courses.

Our frequent staff meetings together with team building, support and encouragement from supervisors and colleagues will provide you with a rewarding and worthwhile professional working environment.

For more information, please ring 01634-730004 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm) for a chat or e-mail your CV to via the apply online button quoting: 1901
www.independent-care.co.uk


Independent Care & Support Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.
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New Appointments Group

Negotiable

Kent

10 hours ago

A Supply Chain Planning Manager is required to join an employer of choice in Kent; responsible for a portfolio of products across the UK and French-based manufacturing facilities on a fixed term contract of 18 months.

Joining a large supply chain department, the incoming candidate will be accountable for the supply and inventory management of a portfolio of products throughout their lifecycle, ensuring complete customer service is upheld throughout the supply chain (to include internal departments and operations as well as all concerned external stakeholders).

Applicants will have experience within an FMCG supply chain planning role before - and have the demonstrable ability to handle multiple projects and tasks. An existing knowledge of SAP MRP systems is required (full computer literacy is needed, to include strong Excel and PowerPoint skills), as is the ability to deliver reports, presentations, data analysis, and supply chain monitoring.

Fluency in French would be highly advantageous - although this isn't essential. Any other secondary languages would be highly beneficial.

Owing to the nature of the contract length - candidates will need to be available for a swift start and be able to commit to a FTC.

Candidates will need their own transport in order to be considered.
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Vanquis Bank

£35 - £50k p.a.

Chatham, Kent

11 hours ago

Life feels better when YOU make the decisions…!

Vanquis Bank specialise in providing credit cards to the non-standard credit market.

Our business has grown so much since we started in 2002 that our parent company, Provident Financial, is now listed in the FTSE 100. We have achieved this success by encouraging our employees to put ideas forward, make decisions for themselves and take large leaps toward the end goal of constantly improving the service we provide for our customers.

With a philosophy that’s based on being a model credit card provider, lending responsibly, and treating our customers fairly, it’s no wonder that we put customer services at the heart of everything we do.

This is an opportunity for a Customer Services Manager who is expert in providing customer service excellence, to join an exciting well established customer focussed organisation in Chatham, Kent on a maternity cover fixed term contract (9months). Providing strong leadership for the Department you’ll take ownership of the day to day operation and create a culture that truly puts our customers at the centre of everything we do. Be a real Leader of people and provide collaborative and visible Leadership at all times.

You’ll also have responsibility for developing a systemic process for customer journey improvement using the voice of our Customer.

A great role for a customer focused leader who can motivate and inspire the team to continue delivering a best in class service to our customers.

What we’re looking for:

• Someone with proven experience in Contact Centre management in a FCA or similary regulated environment, or similar exposure to a regulatory agenda
• Experience in managing Managers in a high performing Customer Services environment
• Having a real passion and focus on putting the customer at the centre of everything we do
• Driving continuous improvements for the customer
• A great communicator who can build positive and effective relationships across the business

What you’ll get in return:

• A vibrant working environment where everyone is committed to success and our customers are our number one priority
• The opportunity to be in control of your work and see the impact it has on the business
• The chance to learn from a highly skilled and motivated management team

Please note: Once the closing date has been reached we will review all CVs. Should we wish to progress your application we will contact you within four weeks of the closing date. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful.

On occasion we identify alternative roles that may be suitable for applicants and therefore we may retain your CV for up to 6 months for this purpose. If you do not wish us to contact you or hold your CV on file for 6 months please contact us.

We welcome applications from every area of the community, regardless of age, gender, race, nationality, colour, ethnic origin, disability, sexuality, religion or beliefs, and believe that everyone should be treated fairly and consistently. We are TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) ambassadors and believe that everything we do as a company should benefit our customers.
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Farrer Barnes Ltd

£17000 to £19500 per annum

Ashford, Kent

11 hours ago

Our Ashford based client is currently looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team in May. This will initially be for a 9 month contract but could progress after this period.

Main duties:

- Maintain the Invoice Register.
- Ensuring all invoices and requests are correctly coded and match to a budget line.
- Support to develop and maintain financial controls.
- Ensure monthly payments are accurate and paid within agreed timescales.
- Reviewing budget reports on a regular basis and making adjustments to the ledger.
- Preparing budget papers in respect expenditure adjustments and budget variances.
- Assist with the month end reporting process.
- Assist in the provision of information for the production of the management accounts.

The ideal candidate will:

- Have excellent IT skills, most notably intermediate Excel.
- Be AAT qualified or progressing with their qualifications.
- Have experience of computerised financial systems.
- Have experience working at a transactional level.

If you wish to apply for this role please submit your CV or call 01227 863900.

Farrer Barnes Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant UK legislation. Farrer Barnes Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.
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Office Angels

£20000 per annum

Dartford, Kent

11 hours ago

I am excited to be recruiting for an internationally recognised materials company based in Dartford who are seeking to employ a Sales Administrator to join the organisation on a 6 month contract. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Administrator to develop their skill-set within an organisation that offer enviable benefits including:

* Free lunch everyday
* 21 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
* Free parking

The main purpose of the role is to assist UK customers with sales order processing via telephone and email.

Responsibilities include:

* Handling incoming calls from UK customers
* Processing orders through bespoke system
* Updating key account information on client database
* Assisting with European operations
* Updating cutsomers on order status

To be considered for this role it is essential that you are available to start immediately and can commit to the full 6month contract.

Interested? Upload your CV today!

Office Angels is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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